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UWinnipeg’s chemistry department celebrates student achievements

The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Chemistry hosted their annual Student Awards Night on Tuesday, November 13. The awards were presented by faculty members during an evening that celebrated the academic achievements of chemistry and biochemistry students. This year 26 scholarships were awarded at all levels of study. The department was honoured to host Dr. …Read more >

UWinnipeg receives funding for Indigenous languages

The University of Winnipeg will receive $138, 769 for Indigenous language programs.

UWinnipeg opens season with hilarious and magical classic

A startling and beguiling UWinnipeg production of William Shakespeare’s most popular comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, hits the Gas Station Arts Centre from November 27 – December 1, 2018.

Climate Atlas Helps Planners and Landscape Architects Prepare for Climate Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018 WINNIPEG, MB — Today is World Town Planning Day and the Prairie Climate Centre (PCC), the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) are working together to ensure that planning professionals have the information they need to design climate resilient natural …Read more >

Oasis of Peace at UWinnipeg

Vered Marom and Samah Salaim are residents of Oasis of Peace, a village in Israel. They will be speaking at UWinnipeg as part of the El-Tassi Lecture Series.

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day – Lest We Forget The University of Winnipeg and The Collegiate will be closed on Sunday, November 11, 2018  for Remembrance Day and will reopen on Monday, November 12, 2018. The closure includes the library, The Duckworth Centre, and Starbucks. Exceptions: Axworthy RecPlex will be open 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm Elements will be open 10:00 am …Read more >

Searching for new antibiotics

Imagine a world without antibiotics— a world where simple bacterial infections cannot be cured and become fatal. UWinnipeg’s Fatima Deuna, an undergraduate student working on preventing this from happening.

For King and Country – in honour of Remembrance Day

The year 2018 marks the centenary of the end of the First World War. UWinnipeg Archives, in conjunction with the Royal Winnipeg Rifles, will unveil an exhibit entitled or King and Country, on Friday, November 9, 2018 at UWinnipeg Archives.

The Wonder of Noh at UWinnipeg

UWinnipeg presents the internationally renowned Japanese woodcarver, Hideta Kitazawa, at The ‘Wonder’ of Noh: The Diffusion of Traditional Japanese Culture from Zen Performances in Aristocratic Japan to the Classrooms in the Canadian Prairies.  This public interdisciplinary workshop takes place Friday, November 16 from 3:00 – 5:30 pm in room 2M70. Kitazawa’s specialty is fashioning masks for the …Read more >

UWinnipeg student wins at ACUNS

Julia Antonyshyn presented at the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies conference and earned second place for best undergraduate oral presentation.